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Difference Thin and Fat Client

tmsenthil kumar
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Can any one tell me What is difference between Thin Client and Fat Client?
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Dimitris Zavaliadis
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Thin Client: A model of computing whereby almost all the processing is done at the server end. This enables low powered computers to be used at the front end.

Thick/Fat Client: A significant volume of the processing is done at the client end.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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